Schwinn Catalog Scans

Because of the development of the safety bicycle, women had become avid bicyclists in the 1890s. The Schwinn women’s everyday model has a rear fender and webbing seemingly designed to prevent skirts from getting caught in the wheel or the chain. With over 100 years of cycling history, Schwinn is one of America‚Äôs oldest brands… Continue reading Schwinn Catalog Scans

Schwinn Catalog Scans

To market these bicycles, the company sponsored a successful Schwinn Race team to participate in the popular 6-day races of the day. They also financed an attempt at breaking the world speed record and succeeded. On a Schwinn Paramount in 1941, Alfred Letourneur rode close behind a specially designed motor vehicle and he set the… Continue reading Schwinn Catalog Scans